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Council looking at on-street parking ban in snow emergencies

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Fairland Drive residents are parking on both sides of the street, and that has some of them concerned about the safety of children in the neighborhood.Sunbury Village Council member Dave Miller lives in the Fairland Drive area and has said the village ordinance restricting on-street parking, especially during snow emergencies, needs strengthening as a safety precaution.A Fairland Drive resident was in chambers during last Wednesday’s village council meeting to express his concerns about on-street parking. He said there’s no reason for on-street parking along Fairland Drive because every home has a two-car garage and a four-car driveway.

 

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HSDC looking for dogs for Bow Wow show and Yip-Yap ParadeThe Humane Society of Delaware County invites dogs to the Uptown Westerville “Dog Days of Summer” event, part of the OhioHealth 4th Friday celebrations presented by the Westerville Visitors and Convention Bureau.The 2nd Annual HSDC “Uptown Bow Wow” dog show, sponsored by Captivating Canines and Good Dog Grooming, will begin at 7 p.m. Participants can pre-register online at w...

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Donald Hoover, the Delaware County Bank’s $5,000 Summer Sweepstakes contest winner, accepts a check from DCB Senior Vice President of Marketing and Retail Banking David Archibald. DCB held the raffle from Feb. 10 to Aug. 3. The raffle was open to anyone. Hoover’s name was drawn Wednesday as the winner.

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Sunbury Cleaners holds food drive for Friends Who Share pantry

By Lenny C. Lepolanewsguy@ee.netHow would you like to get a break on your dry cleaning bill and help stock the shelves at a local food pantry at the same time?No problemo, as Arnie would say. Sunbury Cleaners, 23 W. Granville Street, is hosting its annual summer food drive to help stock the shelves at the Big Walnut Friends Who Share food pantry.For each can or non-perishable box of food you drop off at Sunbury Cleaners, you will receive $1 off of y...

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Big Walnut author heading for Wyoming book tour

By Lenny C. Lepolanewsguy@ee.netBook signing events by Big Walnut area published authors are typically local events. Signings are scheduled at Community Library, Sunbury Town Hall, Barnes & Noble, small book clubs – generally in and around central Ohio.That had been the case with Sunbury area resident Sue Comisford, author of “Ranger Creek Guest Ranch: Real Life, Real Faith,” but that’s about to change. Comisford and her husband Bill ar...

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SUMC to kick off fall programs Aug. 24Want to get involved with serving others this fall and growing your faith?Join us at the 2014 Sunbury United Methodist Church Ministry Fair at from 9:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 24 to learn about the opportunities available to you to grow in mind, body and spirit.This event will take place in the church’s downstairs multi-purpose room and is open to everyone in the community.

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Genoa Twp. appoints Police & Fire levy committee

Staff reportsDuring the Thursday, August 7, Genoa Township Board of Trustees meeting the trustees appointed the following residents to the Police & Fire Levy Committee: Frank Bateman, David Buhn, Connie Goodman, Suzane Kile, John Rutledge, Bill Bird, Sandra Faulkner, Steve Havens, Art Reitz, and Sara Walsh.Members of the committee will review budgets and proposals from the Police and Fire Chiefs resulting in a millage recommendation to the trustees for 2016-20 public saf...

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Champion Feed dog bath benefits humane society

Staff reportsChampion Feed & Pet Supply, 2524 St. Rt. 37 East, Delaware, will be hosting its 4th annual Dog Days of Summer Dog Bath & 4-H Fun Agility Show Aug. 16 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Proceeds from the community dog wash will directly benefit the pets at the Humane Society of Delaware County.New to this year’s dog wash is the “Fun 4-H Agility Dog Show” from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Registration opens at 9:30 a.m. and is open to all 4-H members. Prizes wi...

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Kasich touts budget surplus, jobs

By Stacy Kessskess@civitasmedia.comGov. John Kasich stepped onto the patio at Bun’s Restaurant Saturday while a crowd of local politicians and Republican supporters cheered “four more years.”State Auditor Dave Yost and U.S. Rep Pat Tiberi (R, 12th District) who opened the event with stump speeches praising the top Republican in the state said much as has been done since Kasich took office in 2011, but there is still much to do.The ...

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Heat dangerous for pets

By Stacy Kessskess@live.comDespite a mostly mild summer, forecasters are still predicting temperatures above 80 before the fall cool-down — and that’s just hot enough for it to be dangerous for pets.“Puppies, kittens, older cats and dogs should never be left out too long when the temperature rises sharply,” said Gayla Evans-Rine, president and founder of Ohio Rottweiler Rescue. “When temperatures reaches above 80 to 90 degrees, de...

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Commissioners support development of medical facility

By Dustin Ensingerdensinger@civitasmedia.comThe Delaware County commissioners have officially thrown their support behind a major development project in Orange Township.The commissioners on Monday voted 2-0 in favor of approving a resolution expressing support for a proposed Mount Carmel medical facility off of U.S. 23. Commissioner Ken O’Brien was absent.The support, however, is contingent upon Orange Township creating a Community Reinvestmen...

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County to explore waste-to-energy proposal

By Dustin Ensingerdensinger@civitasmedia.comThe Delaware County Commissioners are mulling over the possibility of partially reopening bids on a five-year contract for the disposal of waste water biosolids that was awarded less than one year ago.The non-exclusive contract was awarded to Tennessee-based Santek Environmental in September, but the county has been approached by a local company that claims it can more usefully dispose of some of the waste product at...

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Simon-Tanger outlet mall moves on step closer to reality

By Dustin Ensingerdensinger@civitasmedia.comA Berkshire Township outlet mall is one step closer to becoming a reality.The Berkshire Township Zoning Commission voted Aug. 7 to approve the final development plan for the proposed Simon-Tanger outlet mall just off of the Interstate 71-U.S. 36-Ohio 37 interchange.

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Berlin Township Trustee tapped to chair Husted campaign

By Dustin Ensingerdensinger@civitasmedia.comA Berlin Township trustee has been selected to serve as a chair of Secretary of State Jon Husted’s reelection campaign.Trustee Adam Fleischer, who is currently a student at Ohio Wesleyan University, has been tapped to lead the effort to defeat Democratic opponent State Sen. Nina Turner (Cleveland) in Delaware County.“It’s exciting to work for and represent someone who has done so much and...

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General Rosecrans Elementary School teacher Josh Patterson works on his bulletin board encouraging his incoming second graders to have a “T-riffic” year. Sunbury students returned to the classroom Wednesday.

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Dos Festivals return to Sunbury, Galena

By Lenny C. Lepolanewsguy@ee.netFour years ago Teresa Dronsfield gained approval from Sunbury Village Council to hold a late August food and music festival called Sunbury Sizzle & Sounds on Sunbury Village Square.Unbeknownst to Dronsfield, then owner of Mudflats Bar & Grill, Jane White had received a nod of approval from Galena council for the Greater Galena Civic Association to hold Galena Summerfest on the same date.It could have been a scheduling...

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Price annexation moves forward

By Lenny C. Lepolanewsguy@ee.netThe first two requests Sunbury received for properties to be annexed into the village are now approved with emergency language, bypassing the statutory 30-day waiting period before they became effective.The first annexation, an Expedited Type II Annexation for 128.285 acres west of Sunbury known as the Dye, Walker, Kirk’s Creek Investment Annexation, was approved during the July 9 Sunbury Village Council meeting....

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NorthGate files third annexation request

By Dustin Ensingerdensinger@civitasmedia.comThe boundaries of the Village of Sunbury could soon extend west of Interstate 71.The developer of the proposed Northgate Centre has filed a third petition to annex Berkshire Township land into the Village of Sunbury.The latest annexation request covers 255 acres of land from South Galena Road to Three B’s & K Road.The annexation will not only pave the way for the development, it will also ...

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